Working for Smart Growth:
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2003 Smart Growth Award Winners

Read about great smart growth and sustainable development projects around the state and winners in the Smart Growth Awards.

  • Smart Growth Leadership Award: Merck & Co., Inc.Smart Growth Leadership Award: Merck & Co., Inc.

    For 100 years of community investment and redevelopment.

  • Oceanfront Asbury2003 Smart Growth Award Title graphic

    The adopted redevelopment plan reinforces the city's transit connections, adds diversity to the available housing options, and provides a much-needed mix of commercial, residential, retail and entertainment uses within walking distance of one another.

  • Transfer of Development Rights ProgramTransfer of Development Rights Program

    Chesterfield is poised to become the state's first municipality outside of the Pinelands to add significantly to its already impressive farmland preserve, using a Transfer-of-Development-Rights program.

  • Lower George Street Redevelopment StrategyLower George Street Redevelopment Strategy

    The City of New Brunswick and its partners have been creative in leveraging available public and private resources in order to spark the revitalization of the lower George Street neighborhood.

  • New Jersey Performing Arts CenterNew Jersey Performing Arts Center

or lasting positive impact on downtown Newark through its high-quality urban design.

  • Urban League of Hudson County Headquarters BuildingUrban League of Hudson County Headquarters Building

    The Urban League of Hudson County refers to its new, state-of-the-art headquarters as "Project Reclaim" because it is much more than a building; it represents the social and economic rebirth of the once-thriving Martin Luther King Drive neighborhood in Jersey City.


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